Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on Proposed Remedial Action Plan (Administrative Committee Comment)

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group adopted the following resolution at its April, 2013 General Meeting, in regard to the Administrative Committee’s comment on the EPA’s Proposed Remedial Action Plan (PRAP) for the Gowanus Canal: The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group, comprised of fifty plus (50+) members representing over thirty organizations and 20 non-organizational members, wishes… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on Archaeological History

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group adopted the following resolution at its May, 2012 General Meeting: The Gowanus has a unique and complex history: as part of the New York harbor estuary, as a pre-industrial tidal mill pond site, as a Revolutionary War battlefield and burial grounds, and as an important transportation route in our nation’s… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on Ecological Restoration

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group adopted the following resolution at its May, 2012 General Meeting: The Superfund cleanup should be consistent with and advance current and future plans for ecological restoration, shoreline softening, riparian buffers, expanded wetlands, habitat restoration, and increased public access pursuant to the goals of the Hudson-Raritan Estuary Restoration Plan and the… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on Water Classification

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group adopted the following resolution at its March, 2012 General Meeting: The Gowanus Superfund Community Advisory Group hereby resolves that the water of the Gowanus Canal be reclassified from its current industrial standard, which is designated Class-SD. Class-SD only mandates a minimal level of dissolved oxygen be maintained in the… Read more »

Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Resolution on Sediment

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group adopted the following resolution at its April, 2012 General Meeting: The Gowanus Superfund Community Advisory Group fully supports the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in its finding that New York City’s Combined Sewer Overflows are a significant contributor of harmful sediment and Superfund regulated PAHs and metals to the canal. The… Read more »